Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut on November 15, 1949 · Page 8
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Naugatuck Daily News from Naugatuck, Connecticut · Page 8

Naugatuck, Connecticut
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Tuesday, November 15, 1949
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PAGE »—XAT7CATUCK NEWS (CONN.), TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 1049 John T. Leary 83 Thursday; May Halt Sports Activities THE GENTLEMAN PREFERS A BLONDE John T. Leary. 39 Oak street, a Naugatuck resident for many years, will observe his 83rd birthday Thursday. A native of St. Louis, Mo., he was born Nov. 17, 1866. He first came to Naugatuck for a visit in 1869 and later, in 1894, he came here to make his home in the old Maher house on "the lane" off Cherry street. For a while Mr. Leary made his home in Roxbury and later went to New York where he worked as a moulder. After returning here, he worked for the Naugatuck Water Co. and later the U. S. Rubber Co. He retired several years ago. Mr. Leary is widely known in the borough, especially with borough sports fans. For the past several years he has handled tickets for the Naugatuck High school football, baseball and basketball teams at Recreation Field and at . the TMCA court. Although he is still spry and well able to get around. Mr. Leary plans to retire from ticket-taking at ball games. He planned to give it up this year but was urged by Raymond Foley, .high school principal, to stay on the job. Mr. Leary plans to make this his last year of working, however. Mr. Leary is the father of Fath- j er Owen of the Franciscan Mission Band, New York. Father Owen served as a chaplain in World War XI. Mr. Leary also has three daughters. Hiss Mary E. Leary and Mrs. Ruth Wilcox, both of Naugatuck, and Mrs. Gertrude Linskey of Wethersfield. Humphreys Lauds (Continued From Page One) Naugatuck Chemical Co. Salesman Dies Suddenly At Plant Herbert J. Long, 57. Detroit Area Sales Representative for Naugatuck Chemical, Division of United States Rubber Company, died suddenly at the Naugatuck Synthetic Rubber Plant shortly after noon Monday. Mr. Long had felt slightly ill during the course 61 the morning and was on his way to the Plant cafeteria for lunch when he was stricken with a heart attack. He was taken to the Synthetic Rubber Plant hospital where he was given treatment to which he failed to respond. Official cause of death was determined by Dr. William E. Hill, Medical Examiner, as coronary occlusion. Mr. Long was a resident of Detroit, Mich., and was in Naugatuck for a sales conference at the time of his death. He was a graduate of Ohio State University where he starred in football and other sports. He was a member of the American Chemical Society, holding membershrp in the Detroit and Chicago chapters. Mr. Long was employed by the Naugatuck Chemical, division of United States Rubber Company on May 1. 1937. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth P. Long of Detroit, a son, John J. P. Long also of Detroit; a daughter, Mrs. Thomas McConnell of Plttsfield, Mass., and one grandchild. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the AJderson Funeral Home, and the funeral will be held in Columbus, Ohio. NEW YORK POPULATION New York—Almost 13,000,000 people live in the New York metropolitan area, at least three million more than live in Greater London. products. Through your cooperation and enthusiastic support, United States Rubber Company has been able to help with some of the important rubber developments which have taken place during the last century. We look forward to many more years of growth and friendship with you." Mr. Humphreys cited rubber footwear as one of the greatest achievements in the industrial history of Naugatuck. He pointed out that more than 1,000,000,000 pairs of footwear have been produced in Naugatuck since the product was first deveoped here more than 100 years agro. He also praised the local chemical and synthetic rubber plants for their acomplishments. He recalled that the people of Naugatuck played a key role in the development of synthetic -rubber during World War , a scientific advance which made it possible for the United States to win victory while cut off from the regular sources of rubber. He said the three Naugatuck plants through scientific research would continue to develop new and improved products for better living. Big Payroll Mr. Humphreys said United States Rubber Company's plants constitute the industrial operation in Naunatuck. He said the comi; miy's annual payroll exceeds Jld.OOO.OOO 1 . More than $4,000,000 of this goes to N-augatuck merchants for food alone. The company uses enough electricity in one year to supply all horn a in Naugatuok with electricity for 18 years. The company is the largest single taxpayer in the borough. This sum is enough to pay for the borough's lire and police protection, maintain all public school buildings and grounds and keep the .streets in repair for an entire year, he said. He expressed himself as being please;! at the way the local plant managers and their staffs participate in community and civic activities, .such as the YMCA, Nan- gatuck Industrial Council, Boy and Girl Scouts, Naugatuck, Housing Authority, Naugatucq School Commission, Parent-Teacher Associations, Chamber of Commerce, Little Baseball League. Rotary Club, Exchange Club, Eagles, E)k.3, '.Masons and Knights of Columbus, veterans organizations. Salvation Army Infantile Paralysis Foundation, Cancer Foundation, Heart Foundation and other organizations. He said thnt the community of Naugatuck and the United Rubber Company are dependent on each other ,and participation by the plant management in community affairs is an important part of the company's responsibility to the community. Consumption Off Commenting on the rubber Industry in g-eneral, 'he said that this country, in 1950 will consume about B10.000 tons of rubber, including: both natural and synthetic, compared with f>32,000 this year. Of this amount, 570,000 tons will be natural rubber and 340,000 tons synthetic. This compared with 534,000 tons of natural and 3l>8,- 000 tons of synthetic estimated for the current year. Accidents to farm workers kill about 4,300 persons a year in the U. S. ' Sunday School Teachers Told Aims Of Christian Education Policewoman Guest Of Prospect Street PTA November 30 MM. Mary Norgren, Waterbury policewoman, will discuss policewomen and their work at a meeting of the Prospect street school Parent-Teacher association Wednesday evening, Nov. 30 at 8 o'clock in the school. Plans for the meeting were made last night at a meeting of the executive board held at the home of Mrs. Hs^-y Roberts, East Waterbury road. Final arrangements were made for a public card iparty to be held Monday evening, Nov.- 21 at Ji o'clock in the school, with Mrs. Russell Palmer, chairman. Those attending are requested to furnish their own cards and card tables if possible. (International) Waterbury Waterbury Teachers Lose In Effort For New Pay Schedules A request for higher pay schedules for Waterbury teachers has been turned down by the board of education. The Waterbury Teachers' Association had asked a maximum $4,500 annually after five years for those without bachelor's degrees. The present limit in this classification is $3,600. The finance committee of the board rejected tha request. Dins In Florida William L. White, 74, Watertown, founder of the White Supply Co., died yesterday in Port Laud- erdalc, Fla., after a long illness. He was active in Odd Fallows and Masonic Circles in Waterbury and •was a member of Mattatuck Chapter, Sons of American- Revolution. He is survived by a son, Linford of Watertown. J. R. Hobblns nips J. R. Hobbins president of the Anaconda Copper Mining Co., parent firm of the? American Brass Co., died suddenly yesterday of a heart attack in Buttc, Mont. He was na'.T.>;.'d president nf the firm in ]D40 and v/as a'visitor at the local phmtH ^ovorjLl vcars ago. Vrotiist Gambling; fiovernor Bowles has received a letter protesting the proposed 1 cwilizn"ion of certain forms of Kambllm; in Connetlcut. The letter was sent by President Aldro Jcnks of the ~Wat..rbury Council of Churche.3 and the Rev. Loon A. Dickinson, president of the WaXenbury Ministers' association. They object to a rrooosal. which will be airud at a legislative hearing- tomorrow, that raffles and drawings be permitted at fairs and bazaars which are run for charity. The ministers maintain that gambling is to be frowned upon, no matter how worthy the cause. They add that it teaches people to "expect something for nothing." Get the thrifty power of a husky new STUDEBAKER TRUCK Elaine C. Luce Enlists In Army Elaine C. Luce 180 Cliff strest, enlisted in the regular Army yesterday for a period of three years. He left Hartford this morning for Fort DIx, N. J., for a 14 week period of baste training. According to Master Sergt. Spencer A. Brown of the Waterbury area recruiting office, Mr. Luce was a member of Co. F, National Guard, for tha past year. YMCA Notes The physiclaJ education committee of the Naugatuck YMCA will meet tomorrow afternoon »t 5 o'clock in the YMCA. Chairman Ralph Pasho will preside. The NaugatucJt Y's Men's club will, hold a business meeting this evening at 6:30 o'clock in thu YMCA cafeteria. LyimAr. Hodgeman, vic«<pra»ldent, will preside in the absence of President Bradford Smith,'who ( w)ll be unable to attend. The Alpha Trl-Hl-Y club of the Naugatuck YMCA will meet Thursday evening at 7; 30 o'clock at the Y. Regular club business will be transacted, according to Wesley Cady, Y program secretary. v A reorganizations.! meeting of the Naugatuck YIMCA Camera club will be held tomorrow evening at 7:30 ocloclc at the Y, It waa announced today by Wesley Cady; president. Members "Will 'de- cfd« at the meeting whether or not to' continue the club this year. Approximately 100 Sunday school teachers in local Protestant churches attended a dinner-meeting last evening in the Methodist church to discuss ', a Christian Education program. Guest speaker was Prof. Paul Vieth, head of the department of Christian Education at Yale Divinity school. He told the Importance o* Sunday school teachers to the educational program of the church, and defined the jiurpose of Christian Education, its goals and aims. Prof. Vieth described methods, by which the goals are achieved, and outlined a program and plans for a teachers training workshop, which will be instituted in Naugatuck after the first of the year, under .the auspices of the Naugatuck Council of Churches. The Invocation at last night's session, which was sponsored by the council, was given by the Rev. Harry J. Ekstatti of the. Hillside Congregational church, and community singing was led by the Rev. Wfllard B. Soper of the Congregational church. 'Words of welcome were given by the Rev. Donald L, Kent of the Salem Lutheran church and chairman of the Christian . education committee of the council, and devotions were led by the Rev. Theodore A. Schrader of the Immanuel Lutheran church, council president. Purpose of the session and introduction of speakers was by the Rev. Matthew H. Gates of the Methodist church, and the benediction was delivered' by the, Rev., Winfred B; Langhorst of St.t Michael's Episcopal church. Principal Foley In Woodbury Survey Raymond K. Foley, Principal of Naugatuck High school, is In Woodbury today with a committee of the State Department of Education, evaluating the various departments at the Woodbury High school. Mr. Foley IB varying with a sub- commlttee which is evaluating the organization and administration departments. The committee will complete its work tomorrow. Frances I. Simmons, Student Nurse, NHS Assembly Speaker Miss Frances L. Simmons, a student nurse at the Hartford HOE- pital Nurses' Training School, was guest speaker at an assembly of prospective nurses from among the junior and senior girls at Naugatuck High School this morning, according to Miss Florence K. Anderson, guidance supervisor. Miss Simmons, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Simmons, 83 Lewis street, is a graduate ft Naugatuck High School in the class of 1947. She. Is now'entering her third year of training at the Hartford Hospital. She told of her experiences during her two years of training and 'discussed requirements of admission. Also speaking to the 25 girls was Miss Esther West, chairman of the committee on admissions at he hospital. The speakers were introduced by Wanda Kllmaszewskl, master of cerenienla*. Guests at the • Ksiembly were: Mrs. Simmons, Mrs. Paul Elliott and Mrs. Fred Lawton, of Naugatuck, and Mrs. J. Roberts, of Hart- lord, , $. ..;. . „ „„ Council To Act On Resolutions . , ASKS f&OOO A Rockf all man allegedly changed his mind about marrying Boris Annette Soderlind. So the woman has filed a '$6,000 breach of promise suit against' John-C. Arabsz in Middle town Superior court. State General (Continued Prom Page One) vent children from suffering because of the short-sightedness" of local administrators. ; Democratic Senate Leader Alfred F. Wechsler is supporting the governor's recommendation. He charges that tfie G-O-P bill ducks tn« vital question of where the money is coming from and bow adequate it will be to do the job. At a press conference before the hearing which was called by the special session of the general assembly. Governor, Chester A. Bowie* said he would hot appear before the legislators. He said the state can keep out of the red if waste is eliminated and nothing is added to the general fund budget. Beacon Falls (Continued From Page One) The Greater Naugatuck CIO Council will consider resolutions on the proposed sewage disposal plant for the borough and the National Guard garage at tonight's meeting at 8 o'clock .In Union Headquarters, U was announctid today by President P. J. Gallucci. SUPPORTS BOWLES Former Governor Wllbert Snow of Mlddlotown has come to the defense of the governor's plan for state aid for school building. Break- Ing a long political silence. Snow said the Republicans are raising a smoke screen behind which they hope to hid* their opposition to school building. violating the rules of the road was lined $12. ; ,«( Carmine Vaccarelll, lift Benefit street, Waterbury, arrested bjr Constable Austin Ford on a charge of breach of the peace, was fined f 15. The case of Charles Spencer, t White place, Ansonia, charge* with operating an unregistered motor vehicle and Improper use of .'registration plate*, was continued to Nov. 28. The continuance w«« requested by Trooper KosUcfe who asked the delay In order tttat' he complete his investigation. ••' Prosecutor John Sulima appeared for the state. Court officials Mid | there will be no session of,court next Monday night, with the next session to be held Nov 28 ." Ladle* Guild The Catholic Ladies Guild facet* tomorrow night at 8 o'clock in St. Michael's R. C. church hall.'Members of the serving committee for the meeting are Mrs. Rocco .Sabi*. Mrs. Ernest Thereaux, Mrs. Richard Zollo and Mrs. William' Diur- I gan. RETAIL DIVISION The regular meeting of the Retail Division, Chamber of Commerce, will be held tonight at 6:12 at the Park Place Restaurant, Pres. William Schpero announced. Nominations of officers will be made for the coming year, and pl^ns will .be. discussed for Christmas promotions. Man Held For Shooting Up Diner Wlnsted, Conn., Nov 15—<UPI — A 42-year-old Wlnsted m»a is h*ld in connection with the firing of a. shot through a dl»er window. Arthur Del Nero is charged wlrh breach of the peace. Bond has. been •at at WOO. Police laid the> shot was fired at the diner where IVI Nero's former wife was workfeg. It was reported that Del Her* had driven past the eating place before and after the shooting. 'i The powerful l'/2-lon and 2-ton Studebaker trucks are available in four wheelbases for 9 ft., 12 ft., 14 or 15 ft. and 17 or 18 ft. bodies. Streamlined Studebaker trucks in J^-ton,*%-ton and 1-ton capacities are also available. • Get durability that counts—and r ' " wfcere it counts—in the next new you buy. • Get a husky, super-rugged new l baker truck—with a "plus" of f f . length for maximum load space—wiiii extra sturdy rear axles—with exceptionally strong springs front and rear. - et the stand-out pulling power—and 'he stand-up staying power—of the udebaker "Power Plus" or Econ-o- nUer engine—the "tops-in-lhrift" engines of the motor truck world. Get a Studebaker truck and a roomy, big- vision cab. It's the "day-long-comfort" cab that drivers call America's finest. Erickson Motors 129 RUBBER AVE. CARL E. ERICKSON, Prop. TEL. 4838 SOUGHT IN CONNECTICUT HELP PAY LIGHT BILLS MANY MILES AWAY! I ItOW ' ' ' . Customers who are supplied electricity produced by government power projects pay bills representing only a portion of the actual cost of producing their power. Who pays the difference . . . ? The difference is made up by the federal treasury, which you support with your taxes — taxes on light bulbs, theater and movie tickets, furs, watches and other jewelry, baseball, football, basketball and prize fight tickets, matches, tires, cosmetics, phonograph records, musical instruments, luggage, automobiles, radios and many other items. You see, in a sense, you're actually helping tp pay some stranger's electric bill. Naturally, expansion of federal power projects can only mean more and more federal taxes — provided out of your pocketbook. i The Connecticut Light and Power Company A Btuinet$-M*»ag*d t Tax-Paying Company

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